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Re: CRLF requirement

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2014 12:32:38 +1000
Cc: David Krauss <potswa@gmail.com>, Martin Nilsson <nilsson@opera.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <8CC3CF5A-4ACE-4BCC-BA41-9AA686468E32@mnot.net>
To: Glen Knowles <gknowles@ieee.org>

On 2 Jul 2014, at 12:18 pm, Glen Knowles <gknowles@ieee.org> wrote:

> On 20140702, at 8:01 AM, Martin Nilsson <nilsson@opera.com> wrote:
> >Also, somehow the word Connection got munged to nnCoection. Never underestimate the expressive power of old-school C  Id wager that this is somehow the result of a typo where the backslash was omitted from \n in the source.
> 
> Changing "Connection: close" to "nnCoection: close" is something I have seen some "zero copy" proxies do when they wanted to remove the connection header. The theory is you just load a 32 bit "Conn", rotate it 16 bits to "nnCo", put it back, and rely on the upstream server to ignore it as an unrecognized header.
> 
> That said, it's also something that I haven't seen in a long time, 2009 sounds about right.

Is still very common, from what I see...

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